TITLE

Domesticity The Human Side of Benjamin Franklin

AUTHOR(S)
Sletcher, Michael
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
OAH Magazine of History;Mar2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles the great American inventor-statesman Benjamin Franklin and features his human side as written in his autobiography entitled "Autobiography." The author highlights Franklin's marriage to his wife, Deborah Read Franklin. Unlike the proverbial characters written in "Poor Richard's Almanack," he was not the Franklin known for his thirteen virtues. However, Franklin had some share of infidelities and sexual improprieties despite being married to Deborah. The author assesses the family life of Franklin.
ACCESSION #
20317192

 

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